Paul Konchesky has been ruled out of Fulham’s Europa League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk tomorrow night, leaving Roy Hodgson with a bit of a headache over who to play at left back.

Konchesky has resumed light training after suffering a foot injury but the first leg of this last-32 tie looks to have come a little too soon for the former West Ham full back. With Nicky Shorey also unavailable having played in an earlier round of the competition for Aston Villa, Hodgson might have to deploy the out-of-form Stephen Kelly at left back as he has done on previous European nights.

Zoltan Gera is expected to be available for selection having missed the last couple of games with a knee injury but long-term absentees Kagisho Dikgacoi (ankle), Andrew Johnson, Clint Dempsey and John Pantsil are all still missing.